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Carolina Espinal addresses diversity’s impact on business and society at Robertson School Speaker Series

Oct 21, 2019
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The Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture welcomed Carolina Espinal, founding principal of Mozaic Strategies, for its speaker series last Tuesday. More than 100 students, faculty and guests from the community -- including the School's namesake Richard T. Robertson -- attended the talk "Opportunities at the Intersection: How Diversity & Inclusion are Transforming Business and Society.”


College of Humanities and Sciences announces new student emergency fund

Oct 7, 2019
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The fund helps to keep minor or temporary financial emergencies from derailing students’ progress toward a degree.


Professor Jeff South elected SPJ President of Virginia Pro Chapter

Oct 7, 2019
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Associate Professor Jeff South has been elected president of the Virginia Pro chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists for 2019-20.


Robertson School co-sponsors climate reporting workshop

Sep 24, 2019
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The Robertson School is working with the Science Museum of Virginia to hold a workshop on local climate reporting on Oct. 25-26.


From VCU InSight to CNN Politics: Alumna Chandelis Duster has made it to the top of TV news

Sep 24, 2019
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Robertson School Alumna Chandelis Duster has worked hard since her days at the anchor desk of of the student-run newscast VCU InSight. After graduating from VCU, she became a reporter for NBC News and is now with CNN Politics in Washington.


Diversity and inclusion strategist to talk at Robertson School Speaker Series

Sep 24, 2019
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The Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture is excited to announce Carolina Espinal, founding principal of Mozaic Strategies and a member of the VCU Board of Visitors, as the next speaker for its next Speaker Series event during Hispanic Heritage Month. Espinal will speak on Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 6 p.m. in the University Student Commons Theater. Her talk is titled "Opportunities at the Intersection: How Diversity & Inclusion are Transforming Business and Society."


Journalism instructor speaks about stereotypes of Latinx culture

Sep 23, 2019
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Robertson School instructor Vivian Medina-Messner delivered a talk on "Dispelling Myths: Latinx Stereotypes in the U.S. Media" during Hispanic Heritage Month at the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (OMSA).


Robertson School scholars present latest research in UK and Denmark

Sep 23, 2019
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Robertson School faculty members Dr. Karen McIntyre and Dr. Mariam Alkazemi recently flew across the Atlantic Ocean to present their latest research studies at international conferences in Europe.


Robertson School co-sponsors 2019 Poe Film Festival

Sep 23, 2019
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The third annual Poe Film Festival, featuring contemporary films in the storytelling style of Edgar Allan Poe, will showcase two venues on the VCU campus from Oct. 25 to Oct. 27 thanks to a co-sponsorship with the Robertson School for Media and Culture.


PR professor helps create international McDonald’s menu

Sep 20, 2019
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Robertson School professor Dr. Mariam Alkazemi recently teamed up with Tiramisu for Breakfast, an award-winning, local communication agency, on a campaign for McDonald’s for a limited run international menu of food favored worldwide.

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